Category Archives: Lifeline Infrastructure Protection

Public Infrastructure Asset Management: W. Uddin, W. Ronald Hudson, Ralph Haas. McGraw-Hill, New York, 2013

Public Infrastructure Asset Management: 2013 McGraw-Hill Book Provides The Latest Tools and Techniques for Managing Infrastructure Assets. Continue reading Public Infrastructure Asset Management: W. Uddin, W. Ronald Hudson, Ralph Haas. McGraw-Hill, New York, 2013

Transportation Safety Research: Crashworthiness Analysis of Road Guardrail-Vehicle Using Computer Modeling and Simulation

Transportation Safety Research: Crashworthiness Analysis of Road Guardrail Using Computer Modeling and Simulation of Vehicle Impacts. Continue reading Transportation Safety Research: Crashworthiness Analysis of Road Guardrail-Vehicle Using Computer Modeling and Simulation

Thailand’s Post-Flood Seminar: Lessons Learned from 2011 Great Flood Disaster and Future Directions for Flood Prevention

Thailand’s Post-Flood Seminar: Lessons Learned from the 2011 Great Flood Disaster and Future Directions for Flood Prevention and Mitigation. This is third report on my post-flood visit to Bangkok, Thailand. Continue reading Thailand’s Post-Flood Seminar: Lessons Learned from 2011 Great Flood Disaster and Future Directions for Flood Prevention

Bangkok Post-Flood Recovery: Inspection of AIT Campus Buildings and Other Infrastructure Assets for Post-Flood Restoration

Bangkok Post-Flood Recovery: Inspection of AIT Campus Buildings and Other Infrastructure Assets for Post-Flood Restoration and Re-Building for Future Flood Protection:

This is my second report on my visit to Bangkok, Thailand. This report continues my independent assessment of flood inundation impacts on the AIT campus in Rangsit which includes a detailed inspection of several buildings with the assistance of AIT staff. This post also provides guidelines to interested Thailand audiences and other readers elsewhere, as well as the underlying methodology of rapid flood damage assessment used in the United States. This flood impact assessment methodology is based on visual inspection of critical building infrastructure. Continue reading Bangkok Post-Flood Recovery: Inspection of AIT Campus Buildings and Other Infrastructure Assets for Post-Flood Restoration

Bangkok Sinking, Flood Water Rising, and National Disaster Declared in Thailand

Bangkok Sinking, Torrential Rainfall Covering Vast Land, Flood Water Rising, and Disaster Threatening Communities, Industries, and Educational Institutions In and Around Bangkok, Thailand as of October 21, 2011. National Disaster Declared: Continue reading Bangkok Sinking, Flood Water Rising, and National Disaster Declared in Thailand